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Jan 3, 2013 12:00pm EST
. mr. casey of pennsylvania. mr. corker of tennessee. the vice president: please raise your right hands. do you solemnly swear that you will support and defend the constitution of the united states against all enemies, foreign and domestic; that you bear true faith and allegiance to the same; that you take this obligation freely, without any mental reservation or purpose of evasion; and that you will well and faithfully discharge the duties of the office on which you are about to enter, so help you god? the group: i do. the vice president: congratulations. [applause] the vice president: the clerk will call the names of the next group. the clerk: mr. cruz of texas. mr. donnelly of indiana. mrs. feinstein of california. mrs. fischer of nebraska. the vice president: please raise your right hand. do you solemnly swear that you will support and defend the constitution of the united states against all enemies, foreign and domestic; that you bear true faith and allegiance to the same; that you take this obligation freely, without any mental reservation or purpose of evasion; and that you will
Jan 25, 2013 6:00am PST
, in a nashville. right now we are live and reporting from the tennessee department of transportation, you can see a lot of action under way, trying to get more quailty on the road because of the overpasses and elevated roadways to freeze over. this shouldn't come as a surprise after such a wild weather week. >> it's terrible. >> freezing. >> cold. >> it's freezing out here, man. >> reporter: and now freezing rain and ice in tennessee. crews armed with salt trucks are at the ready. >> we have 32 counties here in the middle tennessee area that tdot will be keeping an eye on. we will have enough people here to make sure that the roads are ready for rush hour in the morning. >> reporter: relentless freezing rain in salt lake city forced all of the runways at the city's international airport to close thursday. some parts of the great lakes picked up between two and three feet of lake-effect snow this week which led to this pile-up in ohio. in new hampshire, brutal sub-zero windchills continue to plummet, precautions under way at pat's peak sky area to keep workers and patrons safe. >> we give them han
Jan 16, 2013 4:00am PST
to the northeast. many areas are under an ice storm warning, and tennessee and mississippi, ice-covered roads have caused several accidents. residents have been advised to avoid unnecessary travel. >>> apparently a soon-to-be televised con investigation from lance armstrong isn't enough. in an interview with oprah winfrey, the disgraced cyclist admitted using performance-enhancing drugs but the justice department has turned down an offer of a $5 million restitution payment in zpanch for fraud. and a world lifetime ban. we have more on his admission. >> reporter: oprah winfrey gave "cbs this morning" some details about her much anticipated exclusive interview with lance armstrong. >> and the answers that people around the world have been waiting to hear were answered and certainly answered -- i can onto say i was satisfied by the answer. >> reporter: arm strong was stripped of his seven tour de france titles after the anti-world doping agency found evidence that he took performance-enhancing drugs. >> we heard the evidence. we heard the stories from the athletes a
Jan 6, 2013 10:30am EST
and medicare from his list of priorities, and what, as my friend from tennessee pointed out, we have a $16 trillion debt. and for to us say that we're not going to do anything about spending when we all know that spending is the biggest problem we have in this agreement, again, that is throwing kerosene on the fire that's on the other side of the capitol and that's my republican colleagues on the other side of the aisle who have committed and pledged to their constituents that we will end this hemaging that -- hemorrhaging that we call spending which has given us the greatest debt in the history of this country. so i guess i would ask my colleague from south carolina, who is usually very modest and reticent in explaining his views particularly in various media outlets of his view on this situation. mr. graham: thank you, senator. i guess my first view is it's better not to go over the cliff than to go over the cliff, but it's also important, as you just said, to understand what we've accomplished. let's assume for a moment and let's hope that this is a good assumption that we reach an agre
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Jan 25, 2013 3:00am PST
. we asked if you thought it was okay for a tennessee elementary school to limit parents access to kids during school lunch time. we wanted to know if you thought this was too -- going too far in the name of safety. >> here's what some of you had to say. jo ann writes school lunch is a time for kids to interact with their friends and peers. they develop their social skills and friendships. when parents are there, it changes the dynamics. >> dan from ohio says as a parent i have every right to full access to my child at school. it is my responsibility to keep my child safe. >> bill from florida rights parents don't belong in schools. it is not safe and distracting to the kids. stay home, parents. thanks to everyone who responded. >> have a great day and good weekend. >> goodbye. >> tgif everyone. brian didn't want to sit down. he didn't want to. he wanted to do it standing up. we can do it standing up. it is friday, january 25, 2013. we've done this before. it's as cold as ice out. ♪ it's as cold as ice temperatures as low as 29 degrees below zero slamming millions across the u.s. maki
Jan 1, 2013 4:30am EST
coast. new orleans, mississippi, alabama, tennessee areas even north carolina will have to deal with some of that rain as we go into the afternoon. washington, d.c. may see a shower, but overall looks like a pretty dry day. that's a look at your national forecast. here's a look at weather outside your window. new york city rang in a pretty mild new year's. temperature was at 41. we're watching areas like north carolina and orlando today. north carolina you look like you got some wet weather. >>> well, minimum wage goes up in ten states today. and a pretty decent year for stocks. have you checked? >>> plus, 2012 was the safest year for air travel ever. you're watching "early today" on this first day of january 2013. >>> what a show it's been all night long. atop the empire state building. that's brand-new lights up and they've been flashing all night long. times square itself, everyone's gone. about 1 million plus were there for the ball drop. and now new york city sanitation workers, they have their work cut out for them. believe it or not, by sunrise, it will look like new. wel
Jan 2, 2013 4:30am EST
's a look at the weather outside of your wind. >> well, areas like memphis, tennessee, have been very cold. i think we're going to hit the peak of it, though. i think we'll warm things up in the middle of the weekend. a lot of people are enjoying it in the middle of the nation. it's been very cold. >>> well, sandy hook students prepare to go back to school. >>> penn state fights back with a major lawsuit against the ncaa. >>> plus, a member of the paparazzi killed after taking photos of justin bieber's white ferrari. you're watching "early today." >>> well, welcome back. some stories making news this morning. a lawsuit is being filed in federal court over sanctions filed against penn state. pennsylvania governor tom corbett is suing the ncaa because part of the $60 million fine would be used to finance child abuse prevention grants outside of the state of pennsylvania. >>> in alaska, no signs of a leak of that oil drilling ship that went aground near kodiak island. the rig is carrying 140,000 gallons of diesel and lube oil in hydraulic fluid. >>> in los angeles, police say a celebrity phot
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Jan 25, 2013 6:00am EST
on the roadways. quite dangerous across the mid south and tennessee valley. the wind chills, if you're not bundled up, feels like minus 1 in new york, 7 in chicago. across the west it's warm. so there is warmth across the map, just not across portions of the upper midwest and the great lakes and northeast down towards the ohio river valley. as you head towards kentucky and tennessee, see that pink, that's that mixture of ice, freezing rain, sleet. it's going to make travel very difficult. they have e got the sand out there. they're going to try to make sure the roadways are at least a little bit okay. the best advice if you've got freezing rain in your area is to stay off the roads. travel forecast: looking at that mixture of sleet and freezing rain, parts of tennessee and kentucky, temperature freezing, right around 32 in nashville. as you head towards ashville, the carolinas, you get the potential for ice and freezing rain on the roadways. north of the carolinas, it will be mainly a snow event. one to four inches. not a blockbuster storm but is going to cause travel delays on the roadways and i
Jan 3, 2013 6:00am PST
to tennessee senator bob corker. he's got a plan that he wants to deal with the debt and entitlements and says president obama is, quote, out of the game in the next round of negotiations. >>> plus, brownout. the defeated massachusetts republican isn't wasting any time going after his most likely democratic obstacle. if brown decides to go back to the senate. he certainly sounds like a candidate. first a look ahead at the president's schedule. he has resumed his vacation in hawaii. will be there for a few more days. so no public events. for now. you're watching "the daily rundown" only on msnbc. [ fishing rod casting line, marching band playing ] [ male announcer ] the rhythm of life. [ whistle blowing ] where do you hear that beat? campbell's healthy request soup lets you hear it... in your heart. [ basketball bouncing ] heart healthy. great taste. mmm... [ male announcer ] sounds good. it's amazing what soup can do. but i'm still stubbed up. [ male announcer ] truth is, nyquil doesn't unstuff your nose. what? [ male announcer ] alka-seltzer plus liquid gels speeds relief to your worst cold s
Jan 31, 2013 1:40am PST
. >> reporter: one person was killed in georgia. another death reported in tennessee when a tree fell on a shed where a man sought shelter. tornados there packed winds up to 115 miles an hour causing more misery. in indiana, a storm system left thousands in the dark and destroyed dozens of homes. >> i didn't know if i was going to make it through it or not. >> reporter: extreme weather marching across the country brought heavy rains and flooding to other areas. strong winds blew through north carolina. look what the wind did to this police helicopter in pennsylvania. larry jacobs, abc news, new york. >> what a mess around a large swath of the country. and besides those destructive winds, part of the storm system is now dumping snow in some pretty large amounts. >> snow fell on wide areas of the midwest. it was so windy, roads drifted shut. this morning that storm is hitting the most populated areas of the country. let's get the latest from jim dickey at accuweather. good morning, jim. >> good morning, rob and sunny. thankfully the storm that caused all the trouble the past few days, that's depa
Jan 3, 2013 7:00am PST
clarksville, tennessee, here's missy hendricks. [ applause ] >> and from portland, tennessee, going from 426 pounds, all the way down to 200 pounds, please welcome richard neal. >> unbelievable. come on down. we absolutely love your stories. congratulations. >> thank you so much. >> missy, i want to start by asking you, how did you do it? >> i followed back on a program strictly for the last 12 years. >> 12 years. not always easy. what did you do in those times when it seemed unbearable? >> i looked at my little boys. >> you knew you wanted to be here for them. so, for you, it's really about the health? >> yes. >> i love it. congratulations. congratulations. >> that's great. for you, meanwhile, you lost over half of yourself. more than 200 pounds. and the big moment, i understand, came, you went to a scrap yard to weigh yourself. >> yes, sir. i had to go to a metal scrap yard to go weigh myself. and asked the manager if i could use the scale to weigh myself, versus a scale. >> you're now a fitness coach. >> i am. i'm an independent beach buddy coach. you can find me on facebook at richard ne
Jan 19, 2013 3:00pm PST
and ask you, where are you from? >> from tennessee. >> and you came for the inauguration? >> sure did. >> where are you from? >> milwaukee, wisconsin. >> philadelphia, will you sign my book for me? >> i will, i'll come back. >> new hampshire. >> and you? >> alexandria, right here. >> and san francisco? >> great, it is a lot colder here, right? >> oh, yes, a lot colder. >> and where are you from? >> the u.s. virgin islands. >> oh, my god, people are from all over the world. >> i live in north carolina. >> awesome, and where are you from? >> from south carolina. >> from madagascar, look at this, return of the king, a big sign there that says we're so excited to be here. how are you doing? >> good. >> where are you from? >> vancouver, washington. >> are you excited to be here? >> yes, really excited to be here. >> what about way in the back? >> colgate university. >> let me grab this. >> minneapolis, minnesota. >> what is your name? >> maria. >> you have a beautiful smile. >> thank you, so much, so do you. >> you wear your sunglasses at night? >> just to do something different. >> becaus
Jan 20, 2013 2:00pm PST
was assassinated, he was in memphis, tennessee, to bring attention to the work of the sanitation workers, those that were not receiving adequate wages and they were not being treated fairly and he was in the midst of planning this poor people's campaign. and i'd like to see more emphasis placed on poverty in our nation. >> reporter: king specifically singles out the african-american and latino communities. >> i know there's always been a concern about the african-american community not feeling perhaps that the issues related to our community have been addressed effectively. and i think there's some room for improvement in that regard. >> reporter: asked her whether gay rights is the next civil rights battle. >> i don't like to -- to speak for him on issues that back then he didn't have an opportunity to speak on because then i'm injecting what he would do. i certainly think that my father, first and foremost, he saw everybody as important, r regardless of how you define yourself, whatever category you are in, your personhood and he felt that everybody desevered dignity and respect. >> reporter:
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Jan 26, 2013 3:00am PST
of tennessee. icing on the trees can cause power to go down and we talk about a half inch on some of the roads that means those roads become a solid sheet of ice as my mom would say. temps as you are waking up. cold across yeaforts north. not as cold as it was. 3 in minneapolis. the east is is going to look pretty good behind this storm system as far as precipitation goes. big storm out across parts of the west. southern california and arizona. this is one storm, there is another one in towards the pacific northwest. those will be weather makerrers across the central plains and eventually the northeast. take a look at the fiewrd, what this storm does it pulls out here into parts of the plains. by tomorrow you see that big area of pink, that's an ice storm potentially that we are talking about tomorrow and tomorrow night in across places like saint lewis and chicago and detroit. now, typically we see snow here. we don't see ice storms. incredibly dangerous. much more dangerous than a snow storm. big problem we are dealing with here. potentially seeing some of that ice maybe making its way in ph
Jan 12, 2013 4:00am PST
bridge. and from tennessee, that country sunshine. we learn that all of these women struggle in different ways, including financially. for some, miss america is a story of haves and have-nots. south carolina is considered a pageant state because there's big funding and big resources. >> obviously, way too big for just me. >> reporter: for her year as south carolina, allie is put up in a gorgeous apartment. she's given a wardrobe and a car. >> i realize that not every girl gets a car. >> we don't have a fuel sponsor, a wardrobe sponsor. >> reporter: miss wyoming struggles with the money to finance her journey. today, lexie is ready to bring in some cash with a fund-raiser in her hometown. the journey leading up to miss america, is a transformation for all of these women. emoti emotionally, physically. and in some cases, the changes are even more profound. miss district of columbia, allen rose will have her breasts removed after the pageant. a double mastectomy to prevent breast cancer, which killed her mother when she was 16. >> this is my mom in the corner. >> reporter: she's beautiful. y
Jan 28, 2013 12:00pm EST
the floor. mr. alexander: mr. president? the presiding officer: the senator from tennessee. mr. alexander: it seems lately i come to the floor when the republican leader is make being reasonable and sensible proposals. i heard him say the same thing last weefnlg iragre week. the president is elected. he deserves credit for that. he now has a chance to define his legacy. es he's told us what that is ins inaugural address. isn't this the right time to get out of the way? hasn't the house of representatives actually given us an unexpected three or four months in which we can do it in so if president obama wants, as i'm sure he must, to begin to work on the other issues that he talked about in his inaugural address -- immigration, for example, these other important issues -- why would we not go work right now as the republican leader says and deal with the runaway, out-of-control entitlement vend d spending that's going to -- spending that's going to bankrupt the program that seniors depend upon to pay their medical bills? we know that's going to a the chair trustees have seder it wil-- have
Jan 4, 2013 10:30pm EST
president. >> mr. president, the certificate of the electoral vote of the great state of tennessee seems to be regular in form and authentic, and it appears there from that of my row of the commonwealth of massachusetts received 11 votes for president and paul ryan of wisconsin received 11 votes for vice president. >> mr. president, other certificate of electoral vote of the state of texas seems to be regular in form and authentic, and it appears that mitt romney of massachusetts received a 38 votes for president and paul ryan of wisconsin received 38 votes for vice president. >> mr. president, and received a packet of electoral vote of the state of utah seems to be regular in form and order, and it appears that mitt romney of massachusetts received six votes for president and paul ryan of wisconsin received six votes for vice president. >> mr. president, august ticket of the electoral vote of the state of vermont seems to be regular in form and authentic, and it appears that barack obama of illinois received three votes for president and joseph biden of delaware received three votes for
Jan 14, 2013 6:00am PST
confidence in the military offices and enlisted men. >> but republican senator bob corker of tennessee who is not usually one of these knee jerk votes against the white house, particularly on appointments, raised a new issue about hagel on sunday. >> i think another thing, george, that's going to come up is just his overall temperment and is he suited to run a department or a big agency or a big entity like the pentagon. i think there are numbers of staffers who are coming forth now just talking about the way he has dealt with them. >> senator john mccain, the ranking member of the armed services committee, which will conduct hagel's confirmation hearing, continue to criticize his former close ally say they'll quiz him over america's view of the world. >> the surge was the worst blunder since the vietnam war. that clearly is not, that's not correct. that's in fact, it's bizarre. >> at this point, would you vote against him? >> no, nor would i vote for him. this is why we have hearings. >> finally, with president obama's second inaugural just a week ago, the second biggest fights are going
Jan 3, 2013 10:20pm EST
. casey of pennsylvania. mr. corker of tennessee. the vice president: please raise your right hands. do you solemnly swear that you will support and defend the constitution of the united states against all enemies, foreign and domestic; that you bear true faith and allegiance to the same that you take this obligation freely, without any mental reservation or purpose of evasion; and that you will well and faithfully discharge the duties of the office on which you are about to enter, so help you god the group: i do. the vice president: congratulations. [applause] the vice president: the clerk will call the names of the next group. the clerk: mr. cruz of texas. mr. donnelly of indiana. mrs. feinstein of california. mrs. fischer of nebraska. the vice president: please raise your right hand. do you solemnly swear that you will support and defend the constitution of the united states against all enemies, foreign and domestic; that you bear true faith and allegiance to the same; that you take this obligation freely, without any mental reservation or purpose of evasion; and that you will well a
Jan 7, 2013 11:00pm EST
featured so many times on this show. first horizon, the well-run tennessee-based regional, or bb&t which could be a southeastern powerhouse this year. these companies have so many things going for them in 2013, chief of which, though, is the potential for actual revenue growth. we all know that this net interest margin bugaboo will be with us for some time if the fed keep the rates low. i'm predicting here and now the actual construction in small business lending by these banks could back -- could come back at the same time when the banks' investments that are on their balance sheets are resurgent, and the liabilities including the kind that bank of america put behind it today with its offloading of hard mortgages with fannie mae are now in the rearview mirror. i'm thinking liabilities meaning legal liabilities, not the deposits that they owe you. consider this the year when loan growth trumps the scant amount that may actually be made on each loan, although i think that's going to go up, too. overlaid with the possibility that demand could actually force rates higher despite what the fe
Jan 15, 2013 7:00am EST
should not do it with our government. host: bruce is calling from tennessee. caller: thanks for taking my call. you never hear anyone in washington talk about cutting the amount of money we spend in other countries. everything they want to do, they want to take away programs here in the united states. but the people here are really hurting and depending on them. we have a lot of money that we spend in other countries and we could get ourselves out of debt in a short time. the other thing, they will not pass anything in washington because special-interest groups are getting a bunch of pork in everything they tried to put through and it turns everybody host: against it how do you respond when people say foreign aid makes up a very small part of our federal budget, just a single digits, and that the real drivers are medicare, social security, medicaid, our defense budget? caller: if you add it all up, it's not such a small thing. there's quite a bit of it. what we need to do is reform the way we do our foreign aid. instead of just sending money to other governments to use as they please and
Jan 15, 2013 10:00am EST
legislation. mr. goodlatte: i yield to the gentleman from tennessee, mr. fleischmann. mr. fleischmann: amount 20, section 1. the terms of the president and the vice president shall end at noon on the 20th day of january and the terms of senators and representatives at noon on the third day of january of the years in which such terms would have ended if this article had not been ratified. and the terms of their successors shall then begin. section 2, the congress shall assemble at least once in every year and such meeting shall begin at noon on the third day of january unless they shall by law appoint a different day. mr. goodlatte: i yield to the gentlewoman from florida, ms. ros-lehtinen. ms. ros-lehtinen: section 3, if, at the time fixed for the beginning of the term of the president, the president-elect shall have died, the vice president-elect shall become president. if a president shall not have been chosen before the time fixed for the beginning of his term, or if the president-elect shall have failed to qualify, then the vice president-elect shall shall act as president until a preside
Jan 16, 2013 1:40am PST
, the winter weather hitting parts of alabama is stretching into the tennessee valley and the northeast. >> and the ice and snow could spell disaster on the roads. accuweather meteorologist jim dicky joins us with the forecast. good morning, jim. >> good morning, john and sunny. a wintry mess on our hands today. we have a frontal boundary stalled out from the mid-atlantic through the lower mississippi valley. wide range of temperatures here ahead of it. temperatures this morning in the 50s, near 60s, but 20s back on into the plains. that cold air remains at the surface. warm air aloft. that continues to keep freezing rain in place across especially eastern kentucky here. ice storm warnings ongoing. many spots have already seen a half inch of ice accumulating on power lines, on trees. that could leave some power outages and certainly slick spots on the roadways. take your time as you head out and about this morning. this while we're dealing with snow from pennsylvania up through new england. many spots 1 to 3 inches of accumulation. back to you. >> thanks, jim. >>> and 79 days after hurr
Jan 19, 2013 5:00am PST
gore tennessee, he would have been president if he had won tennessee, etcetera. there was a kind of retreat. it just wasn't a priority. we weren't legislating on this issue. and i remember doing shows where we played, you know, the nra convention where wayne laperriere and people are saying barack obama has a secret plan to take your guns away. right? >> oh, yes. >> he is just biding his time. sure he is not doing anything now but if you re-elect him -- how is it not the case that this new initiative has not confirmed retroactively the worst kind of paranoid fears of the gun folks at the nra and the gun owners of america saying, look. these democrats, they may talk nice on guns but they're going to pounce as soon as they get a chance? >> the nra is showing their secret agenda which is to help gun manufacturers and help the republican party not gun owners. it is really how we talk about it back in our districts. in wisconsin the packers and hunting are like, you know, extensions of family values. >> yes. >> and no one is trying to take away your hunting rifle. no one is trying to
Jan 21, 2013 6:30am PST
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Jan 3, 2013 6:00am PST
cuts in place, including a lot of people in georgia, tennessee, alabama, arkansas, louisiana, all red states. tea party folks might want to remember the 98% as opposed to just the 2%. >> how big is this vote for the republicans? >> you know, i actually agree with roland, i think we have a lot to do between now and the next elections. i think this is just the beginning of this negotiation, the beginning it was the first battle in what is a war to tackle some of these very serious issues that we're still dealing with as a country, issues like entitlement, like social security. they things are coming up, the debt ceiling is coming up. i tell you this, i think this threatening of back lash to republicans by one group or another is frankly silly. i want to elect reps and democrats who go to congress and act based on their conscience, based on their principles, who study the issues and vote according to what they think is right not because somebody or some group is threatening a back lash. i don't want somebody acting out of fear, but acting out of conviction. that's what i would tell my re
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Jan 21, 2013 11:00am EST
] >> please, join me in welcoming my colleague and my friend, the senator from tennessee, the honorable lamar alexander. [cheering and applause] >> mr. president, mr. vice president, ladies and gentlemen, the late alex haley, the author of ruth's lived his life by these six words, find the good and praise it. today, we praise the american tradition of transferring or reaffirming a man's power in the inauguration of the president of the united states. we do this in a peaceful orderly way. there is no mob, no clue, no insurrection. this is a moment when millions stop and watch. a moment most of us always will remember. it is a moment that our most conspicuous and enduring symbol of the american democracy. how remarkable that this has survived for so long. in such a complex country. so much power is at stake. the restraint to respect the results. last year at mount vernon, a2 or guide told me that our first president george washington once opposed this question, what is most important washington asked of this grand experiment, the united states and in washington answered his own question in this
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Jan 3, 2013 8:00am PST
overwhelmingly in the senate. senator bob corker of tennessee, who also voted yes, has a message for those who didn't back it. >> you can always run from those votes and vote no. i always look at myself on these defining votes as being deciding vote myself and so the question is, are we better with this bill passing or would we have been better with what was going to be law if it didn't? and on that basis i don't think there is any question we're better off with what passed. jenna: eight senators voted no. senator mike lee, republican from utah is one of them. he joins us now. senator lee your response to senator corker? >> well, what we did in passing this bill was preserve the vast overwhelmingly majority of a totally dysfunctional system, a system goten us $16 trillion in debt and a trillion dollars in additional debt every single year with our deficit. jenna: and so you think we're not better off having passed it? >> i think we're not better off. everything about this bill was a failure. what congress did, how congress did it and what congress didn't do. you need no look further than the f
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Jan 13, 2013 9:00am PST
to the point of default. we have the tennessee continuing resolution under which the government is running, expires march 28. the sequestration which was put off two months. if i were at the level of a dictator here, i would take the debt ceiling and push it off to say, june 30. you can't fight all three at the same time. a., i believe the democrats are as scared of the sequestration as the republicans are. there is nothing you can cut on the debt ceiling you can't cut on the continuing resolution. so i would say, mr. president, we are going to put the debt ceiling off to june 30. let me tell you why. between now and then, we are going on cut $3 trillion, $4 trillion -- whatever it is on the continuing resolution and the sequestration. if you stop us from doing that, you are going to put us in a position that the only thing left's the debt ceiling. let's hope we can work together. one thing, the american people know we don't have a $17 trillion debt because we tax too little. it's because we spend too much. >> shannon: that's the debate we heard during the fiscal cliff negotiations and we
Jan 6, 2013 12:00pm PST
of the state of tennessee has received 266 votes. may god bless our new president and our new vice president and may god bless the united states of america. >> seems like just yesterday. the high court begins its first session of the new year tomorrow. the court will be hearing about a dozen oral arguments. most court watchers are focused on two cases that may not come up for some time. both of them dealing with same sex marriage. i want to bring in reporter mike sacks. what is on the docket this week? >> it is kind of dog days of january. there aren't many cases that will take much position. we will have at the end of the week a case called missouri v mcnealy whether the police can take blood sampling from a not warranted person pulled over for a dui. and can the police constitutionally take his blood? >> the cases with regards to marriage rights when will those happen? probably in march. >> march is generally when the high court decides on the grand daddy cases? >> it is based on when they take the case. they took the case when january and february were scheduled. >>> president obama has a
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Jan 13, 2013 3:00am PST
parts of southeastern arkansas as well as tennessee and flooding up to areas of michigan and pennsylvania from the storm. you can see, that's where the rain is and where the front is, so anywhere to the east it's warm. 63 degrees we're in mid january in cleveland, and it's 63 degrees. go back towards the west, and it's cold. 31 in phoenix, not normally see that kind after contrast, but the temperatures should be flip flopped this time of year, adding the wind and feels much colder, like minus 20 in denver and go up into the mountains and feels like minus 30, minus 35. incredibly cold air out there. it's going to change by wednesday across parts of the west and tomorrow though, still another cold one. warmth hanging on across areas of the southeast and florida looking still very warm, likely all the way until saturday or sunday. guys. >> mike: all right, now let's say that rick, does a great job with the weather was allergic to isobars, and could he sue the channel for making him do the weather? that's his job. it's kind of what's going on with a teacher, she says she's de
Jan 4, 2013 9:00am EST
of the great state of tennessee seems to be regular in form and authentic and it appears therefrom that mitt romney of the commonwealth of massachusetts received 11 votes for president and paul ryan of the state of wisconsin received 11 votes for vice president. >> mr. president, the certificate of electoral vote of the state of texas seems to be regular in form and authentic and it appears that mitt romney of the commonwealth of massachusetts received 38 votes for president and paul ryan of the state of wisconsin received 38 votes for vice president. >> mr. president, the certificate of the electoral vote of the state of utah seems to be regular in form and authentic and it appears therefrom that mitt romney of the commob wealth of massachusetts received six votes for president and paul ryan of the state of wisconsin received six votes for vice president. >> mr. president, the certificate of the electoral vote of the state of vermont seems to be regular in form and authentic and it appears therefrom that barack obama of the state of illinois received three votes for president and joseph bid
Jan 11, 2013 7:00am PST
tennessee. >> what a disappointment. america's sweetheart. moms love her and they hate this name. it's too southern, too offbeat. people expected more from her. >> she's a southern girl. she comes from nashville. it's a nod to her heritage. i don't think it's that bad. alyson hanniga sbchlt and her husband had keeva. what's with that? >> you think you heard it wrong. >> suri grows on you, though. i'll throw that out there. >> jessica simpson has been in the headlines for the pregnancy of 2012. she's pregnant again. let's talk about her first child, maxwell. i guess naming a girl maxwell is the problem? >> that's the problem with maxwell. in the '80s, unisex names were in. they're totally out. this is a girl. don't give her a boy's name. >> kim car dash kardashian. >> don't do the kimye. resist the urge to put them together. >> i don't think they will. >> duchess of cambridge and william. >> we did a survey at baby center. american moms want diana, in honor of the princess. u.k. moms want charlotte. got to go with something clsk and royal. >> i'm not going to judge the baby names. i think
Jan 1, 2013 7:00am EST
, independent, tennessee. caller: happy new year. can you verify these guys indeed voted themselves a raise yesterday index -- yesterday? host: what we are learning is in the deal approved by the senate, they use the measure to prevent a $900 million pay raise for lawmakers due to take effect this spring, so they can be canceled it out. -- canceled it out. caller: that is good news. the two times i was laid off from jobs, i was limited to 26 weeks of unemployment. is it possible that anyone in my position to have a class action suit against the administration, since we were all 26 weeks, and the current crop is given 99? it does not seem like we were given our fair share host: ok. esther, new york. caller: one of my questions already answered. i am glad congress is not going to get a raise in this horrible recession we are in, and the woman before, hear, hear, to everything she was saying. use some common sense. we are all tired of this ridiculousness. i am a hairstylist from upstate new york, and i do not understand comings and goings of the financial climate, but like she said, use a budg
Jan 2, 2013 7:00am EST
you think about the deal that was struck on the fiscal cliff. let's go to lewis in tennessee on our democrat line. good morning. -- lois. caller: republicans would until the last-minute every time to vote. the ones who voted for the deal are looking to be reelected. they know the public are getting sick and tired of this do nothing congress. for john brenan and them not to vote to help the people with the sandy relief, but they would send money overseas to the wars, something needs to be done. people, wake-up and vote them out the next go-around. host: let's hear from debbie in houston, texas, a republican. good morning. caller: hi. this is another one where they held our middle class hostage. i don't understand what the democrats don't understand about not spending any more. all we do is spend, spend, spend. the government is too large. if people don't start realizing all the failed programs we have, all we're doing is just throwing money away. the other thing is i am very disappointed in john boehner. i really think that he should have forced the hand of the democrats to go back t
Jan 3, 2013 7:00am EST
. and now the fiscal cliff and sandy has been a bit of a debacle for the gop. host: mark in tennessee. caller: i am a conservative democrat. i voted for obama. do you think immigration reform could actually help the republican party in the future back because latinos will not be as motivated to go out and vote democrat because of that issue, and people like me would be voting republican if it were not for that issue. do you think it could help the republican party of 2013? guest: that is what some republicans think. they do not have an immigration policy as we speak. i have really stretched border security. -- they have really stretched border security. republicans think, we've got to get immigration reform off the table. we had a very low percentage of hispanics in 2012. we need to work with the president on that. that is going to cause a rift in the republican party. is a risk that some say they have to do. -- it is a rift that some say they have to do. well the past? i am not sure. democrats are talking about a big bill. right off the bat, we have differences. host: arkansas, repub
Jan 14, 2013 7:00am EST
terrorism. host: nick in tennessee on the democratic line. caller: good morning. you're talking about the role of atf. , if the questions is nra was not loading up the house and other congress members with money and donations, with the atf had a better role as far as making rules and regulations towards gun practices and gun ownership and possibly making those things be licensed? i know people want to stand up for the second amendment, and so do i.. i want that protected as well as the first amendment, for life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness. but the atf regulated the use of alcohol, because of the violence that alcohol caused in our individuals, like drunk drivers, big changes in laws were made because of drunk drivers killing people and because of the deaths that tobacco caused our citizens, because of smoking, they regulated places where you could not smoke and not around children and stuff like that, to protect them. would be atf make stronger restrictions on people that want to carry guns out in the public and stuff like that? guest: you hit the nail on the head. the iss
Jan 14, 2013 5:00pm EST
. the speaker pro tempore: for what purpose does the gentlewoman from tennessee seek recognition? without objection. mrs. blackburn: thank you, mr. speaker. big abortion businesses are getting rich. and they don't deserve or need our federal tax dollars. that's why on the first day of this congress i introduced the title 10 abortion provider prohibition act. it's h.r. 61. planned parenthood's 2011-2012 annual report showed they received a record $542 million in taxpayer funding while simultaneously performing a record number of abortions. actually, one every 94 seconds. so in 94 seconds, they performed that abortion, they take in over $1,600 in federal taxpayer money and their funding has increased by 11% in the last two years. even though former employees of planned parenthood say the organization promotes sex selection, abortions, engages in could he hearsive behavior and fails to maintain financial records in accordance with the law. i encourage my colleagues to support h.r. 61 so we can get a hold on this big abortion businesss, hold them accountable, clean up the title 10 grant progr
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